GPS technology for coastal airstrips
Air Labrador Captain Aaron Williams
Landing airplanes in coastal Labrador is now easier and safer thanks to GPS.
Pilots have been using the precise technology to approach airstrips on the South Coast for awhile now. But Nav Canada has been approving the use of GPS for the North Coast over the last few months. It’s expected that it won’t be long before the entire coast will be GPS-friendly for pilots.
Our John Gaudi met up with Captain Aaron Williams, the chief pilot with Air Labrador in a cockpit of a twin otter. He asked Williams what the GPS technology means for both passengers and pilots.
Link to Mp3: GPS AT AIRSTRIPS